KU Theatre & Dance will collaborate with the School of Music to present “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” this spring, one highlight of a packed 2023-24 season.
Diego Rivera-Rodriguez thinks back to 2019 when he first witnessed the KU theatre and dance department’s iconic season opener tradition. He had no idea that he would graduate four years later as the recipient of the award tied to that 65-year tradition, he said.
Those who attend the KU Department of Theatre & Dance spring season opener will experience a one-of-a-kind performance.
Talented Jayhawks will stand in the spotlight for a variety of productions, offering “lightness, love and plenty of action,” according to a season announcement.
Since 1986, Lawrence’s Sister Cities program has planted the seed for marriages between Lawrencians and residents in Eutin, Germany; brought our quilting community closer to the one in Hiratsuka, Japan; and even helped KU Theatre collaborate on a Greek tragedy performed in the ancient open-air theatre of Iniades, Greece.
KU Theatre is preparing for the grand finale of its fall season this Friday: a contemporary play that centers on the story of a transgender woman returning to her childhood home in the American South.
The KU Department of Theatre & Dance has got the beat, and students are excited to share it when “Head Over Heels” premieres this weekend.
University of Kansas theatre students are getting ready to rock. Their production this weekend, “Airness,” is about an air guitar competition and it “promises rivalry, glorious ridiculousness, and genuine joy.”
KU’s Department of Theatre & Dance wants to ensure Katherine Pryor’s legacy and values live on through an endowed student emergency fund that will prioritize helping students from historically oppressed populations, according to the department.
The KU Department of Theatre & Dance this week will hold a run of its season finale, “Changemakers,” based on stories of community leaders, activists and frontline workers and reflecting social justice movements.
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